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Duration: 8 hours

Type of Service:  Discover San Gimignano, Wine Tasting at a boutique organic producer of Vernaccia di San Gimignano Wine and Silversmith Workshop - small group tour

 You will begin your day with a visit to a boutique organic producer of Vernaccia di San Gimignano, that is the only white wine in Tuscany with DOCG certification. You will enjoy a guided tour of this beautiful farm, followed by a delicious homemade light lunch with wine tasting in a characteristic Tuscan peasant museum of art and traditions.

Afterward, enjoy relaxing walk in the medieval village of San Gimignano. This magical location is famously known for its array of medieval towers that can be seen from miles away. You will enjoy a relaxing walk through the traditional shops and streets, and will also visit an interesting silver workshop there, where Matteo, a young and talented silversmith, will show you how he can transform shapeless silver into marvelous objects.      

Things to Know:

  • Pick-up and drop-off service from your hotel; pick-up time between 9:30am-10:00am
  • Small group tour of 8 people
  • Private transportation with a private tour leader service
  • Visit Vernaccia di San Gimignano winery with tasting plus a light lunch
  • Vernaccia-based wine from San Gimignano has a long history. Since the Renaissance period it’s been considered one of Italy’s oldest and most noble wines. Its fame has no doubt been strongly connected to its region of origin, San Gimignano – an ancient Tuscan town famed for its medieval towers.
  • Visit a silver workshop with a demonstration
  • Free shopping time in San Gimignano
  • Wear comfortable walking or tennis shoes
  • Tour is offered daily between April – October (based on availability) Monday - Friday

 

 

Additional Info

  • Region Tuscany
  • City San Gimignano
  • Duration 8 hours
  • Highlights

    Discover the beautiful town of San Gimignano and its towers, enjoy a gelato and wander through some of the charming artisan boutiques. Visit a silversmith workshop and enjoy tasting the unique Vernaccia di San Gimignano, the only DOCG white wine in Tuscany.

  • Pricing & Booking

    Starting at $234.00 per person to include transportation, lunch, and wine tasting fees. The prices listed above are an estimate based on the daily exchange rate with the Euro. Due to the fluctuation in the Euro, the prices are subject to vary by up to 5% (usually a decrease, occasionally an increase). The precise price is confirmed upon booking.

    Please note: L&B Italian Tours have an on-call operator in Italy, in the event that anything changes or you have problems in Italy, you can contact us easily. 

  • Price 234.00 Per Person
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Duration:  6 hours

Type of Service: Tuscany Vespa Tour - The Tuscan landscapes on board of an Italian icon - small group tour and private tours offered

We designed this trip for those who want a quick and fun adventure. A private van transfer takes you into the countryside to meet your guide and your scooter, away from the busy and hustling city. The tour is led by our experienced guide. Every person will have his or her own scooter to ride if they wish. After an orientation, your English-speaking escort will lead you out for an engaging and enjoyable ride, along quiet and scenic country roads offering splendid views of the rolling hillside and visiting different small medieval villages, cruising along Chianti’s quiet roads, gliding past vineyards and villas.

No need to worry about where to go and what to see because your guide will lead the way! They know the most scenic roads, the loveliest places, and the best food and wine in Tuscany. We will then stop for some lunch savoring Tuscan specialties with a little tasting of Chianti wines, featuring sweeping views over the romantic Tuscan landscape. Touring by scooter is a wonderful way of exploring Tuscany. You can stop when and wherever you want and parking is never a problem. Furthermore, you and your Italian Vespa become a part of the scenery rather than being sealed off from it. Combine the freedom and exhilaration of touring by scooter with the amazing food, wine, and beauty of Tuscany.

A valid driver’s license is required and you must be at least 18 years of age. Guests do not need a motorcycle license. The Vespa experience offers an original take on touring Tuscany, while we take care of each and every detail.

Things to Know:

  • Discover Tuscany on board an ITALIAN ICON - a VESPA!
  • RIDE on country roads through olive groves and vineyards
  • Visit a winery and learn about wine and olive-oil production
  • Roundtrip transportation by minivan to/from the departure point
  • Original PIAGGIO scooter with fuel and helmets
  • Tuscan lunch accompanied by regional wines
  • Professional Tour Escort - minivan support during the whole tour
  • Full insurance included
  • Tour is offered during the months of March - November; 7 days a week based on availability
  • Tour is offered at 9:00am and concludes at 3:00pm 
  • Wear comfortable walking or tennis shoes
  • Tour Cost is $525.00 per person (private tour)

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  • Small group Vespa Tours offered
  • Tour offered March - November
  • Group Size - 15 passengers or less
  • Ride on country roads through olive groves and vineyards
  • Visit two wineries and learn about wine and olive-oil production
  • Enjoy a typical Tuscan lunch
  • Tour is offered 7 days a week at 9:30am and concludes at 3:30pm
  • 19 miles round trip/average speed 25 km/mostly paved roads with little traffic
  • Small group Vespa tour cost $148.00 per person
 

Additional Info

  • Region Tuscany
  • City Florence
  • Duration 6 Hours
  • Highlights

    Nothing speaks ‘romanticism’ more than a tour on a Vespa, a ride through history and style. The Vespa experience offers an original take on touring Tuscany, while we take care of each and every detail.

     

     

  • Pricing & Booking

    The cost of a small group Vespa to include guide, lunch is $148.00 per person.

    The cost of a private Vespa tour with a guide tasting fees, lunch, and transportation is $525.00 per person. 

    The prices listed above are an estimate based on the daily exchange rate with the Euro. Due to the fluctuation in the Euro, the prices are subject to vary by up to 5% (usually a decrease, occasionally an increase). The precise price is confirmed upon booking following the procedures below. Please be sure to review the pricing upon booking.

    Please note: L&B Italian Tours have an on-call operator in Italy, in the event that anything changes or you have problems in Italy, you can contact us easily. 

  • Price $148.00 small group tour / $525.00 private tour
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dDuration: 2.5 hours

Type of Service: Florence Evening Walking and Wine Tour – private tour

A popular social tradition in Italy, aperitivo comprises of snacks and drinks to be enjoyed in a bar before dinner.  Your tour will begin from your accommodations as you stroll towards the Duomo where you will receive a short introduction about this historic building and the piazza that surrounds it before enjoying a glass of wine or prosecco with crostini's and tuscan meats and cheeses at a favorite Florentine wine bar and restaurant.

Your next stop on this walking tour you will cross over the Ponte Vecchio Bridge for a great photo before strolling through Piazza Santo Spirito, one of the more picturesque areas of Florence, a lively scene both day and night on your way to a popular wine bar for a glass of prosecco.

Your final destination on this wine tour is to enjoy a beverage of your choice and appetizer on a rooftop bar with amazing views of the Arno River and surrounding landmarks.  

This is a wonderful introduction to the beautiful city of Florence. I highly recommend this tour for anyone and everyone.

 Things to Know:

  • Enjoy and experience a traditional Italian ‘aperitivo’ – at three different locations
  • Tour includes a glass of wine, prosecco or beverage of your choice at each location and shared Tuscan appetizers
  • Set out to explore the city at dusk - perfect introduction to Florence for first-time visitors
  • A unique, interactive evening walking tour to taste the best Italian wines and appetizers
  • 2.5-hour wine tour with a licensed private English-speaking local tour guide (tour times between are between 5:30pm or 6:00pm)
  • Tour departs from your accommodations in the Center City – more details are given upon booking
  • Tour is offered Monday – Saturday / Mid-March to Mid-December
  • Wear comfortable walking or tennis shoes
  • Tour must have a minimum of two people and maximum of six people for this private tour
  • For groups over 6 people or early afternoon tours, please contact us directly
  • Tour does not operate the last week in August and the first week of September

Additional Info

  • Region Tuscany
  • City Florence
  • Duration 2.5 hours
  • Highlights

    On this wine walking tour led by a local expert guide, you will taste sip and sample traditional specialties as you visit some of Florence's best wine bars and famous landmarks.

  • Pricing & Booking

    $330.00 for 2 people and $94.00 for each additional person up to 6 people for a private tour with an expert local guide with appetizers and beverages. The prices listed above are an estimate based on the daily exchange rate with the Euro. Due to the fluctuation in the Euro, the prices are subject to vary by up to 5% (usually a decrease, occasionally an increase). The precise price is confirmed upon booking.

    Please note: L&B Italian Tours have an on-call operator in Italy, in the event that anything changes or you have problems in Italy, you can contact us easily. 

  • Price 330.00 for 2 people / $94 for each additional person

Duration:  8 hours

Type of Service: Personal sommelier - wine expert on board, awarded but non-commercial wineries visit with the vintners, highly educational wine tour for wine connoisseurs or simply wine lovers. 

Tour Description:  

Take a private wine tour experience to visit Tuscany's best wineries, where you will sample top-end wines and have an educational and tasty food & wine pairing session to combine each wine with each food specialty. Enjoy a full day escorted by a friendly professional driver-guide, specialized in wine-making and sommelier, fluent in English and knowledgeable about wines.

The tour includes a scenic drive through the Chianti Classico region, the first stop at a wine estate with full cellar tour and tasting of at least 3-4 wines. The second winery will host you for a food and wine pairing session (gluten free-vegan-vegetarian options possible in advance). Lastly, we will visit an award-winning winery to sample Super Tuscan wines.  In the majority of the estates visited, you will sample extra virgin olive oil, and other local products.

Things to Know:

  • Private tour in luxury Mercedes minivan with a licensed sommelier
  • Highly educational wine tour for wine connoisseurs or simply wine lovers
  • Visit three different wine estates with tasting of local products
  • Food and wine pairings
  • Tour offered Monday to Sunday (Mid-March- Mid-November)
  • Tour pick-up time is 9:00am
  • During winter times, tours might be limited to weekdays only - please inquire about times
  • Pick-up and drop off directly at your lodging from the center city of Florence or Siena(from Siena a minimum of 3 people per booking)
  • Wear comfortable walking or tennis shoes


Additional Info

  • Region Tuscany
  • City Florence
  • Duration 8 Hours
  • Highlights

    Get an educational wine experience at three different wine estates with a light lunch on this private tour.    

     

     

  • Pricing & Booking

    The cost of this full-day private wine tour with an English-speaking driver/guide tasting fees, lunch, and transportation in a luxury vehicle is $305.00 per person. 

    The prices listed above are an estimate based on the daily exchange rate with the Euro. Due to the fluctuation in the Euro, the prices are subject to vary by up to 5% (usually a decrease, occasionally an increase). The precise price is confirmed upon booking. 

    Please note: L&B Italian Tours have an on-call operator in Italy, in the event that anything changes or you have problems in Italy, you can contact us easily. 

  • Price 305.00 per person
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Duration:  8 hours

Type of Service: Personal sommelier - wine expert on board, awarded but non-commercial wineries visit with the vintners and historical overview of the region 

Tour Description:  The Chianti Classico area is the most beautiful Tuscan wine region crossed by the scenic road SR 222 running between Florence and Siena, both great home bases if you are thinking about booking this wine tour. 

The area is a patchwork of mountains, soft rolling hills covered by olive trees and slopes with perfectly cared vineyards where more than 200 Tuscan vintners are growing local grape varieties such as Sangiovese along with international grape varieties introduced in Tuscany several years ago such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir. 

A full day in Chianti will consist of a scenic drive and a wine tour rich in cultural insights from Etruscan times till modern times always with a deep attention to the history of winemaking in Tuscany through accurate cellar visits, generous wine tastings of Chianti Classico, Chianti Classico Riserva and Super Tuscans.

 

Things to Know

  • Day trip from Florence to the beautiful Chianti wine region with a licensed sommelier
  • Visit 2 wineries, cellar visit and tastings of wine
  • Away from the crowds and big group tours, you will have access to unique wineries, off the beaten path locations, authentic Tuscan food not "snacks", professional and guided wine and olive oil tastings.
  • The tour is tours a full day minivan excursion, a minimum of 3 participants is required and maximum of 8 participants
  • Tour offered Monday to Sunday (Mid-March- Mid-November)
  • Tour pick-up time is between 9:00am – 9:30am based on number of participants
  • During winter times, tours might be limited to weekdays only - please inquire about times
  • Pick-up and drop off directly at your lodging from the center city of Florence or Siena (from Siena a minimum of 3 people per booking)
  • Wear comfortable clothing and walking or tennis shoes


Additional Info

  • Region Tuscany
  • City Florence
  • Duration 8 Hours
  • Highlights

    On this excursion, get an insightful way to experience Tuscany, its countryside, and Tuscany's best red wines. You will have a wine connoisseur spending a full day with you while driving you to local wineries. They will share their wine knowledge with you and infuse you with the love of wine.

  • Pricing & Booking

    The cost of this private tour with an English-speaking driver/guide tasting fees, lunch, and transportation in a luxury vehicle is $178.00 per person. 

    The prices listed above are an estimate based on the daily exchange rate with the Euro. Due to the fluctuation in the Euro, the prices are subject to vary by up to 5% (usually a decrease, occasionally an increase). The precise price is confirmed upon booking. 

    Please note: L&B Italian Tours have an on-call operator in Italy, in the event that anything changes or you have problems in Italy, you can contact us easily. 

  • Price 178.00 per person
Published in Wine Tours

Duration:  8 hours

Type of Service:  Etruscan Sites, Off the beaten path hilltop town, top end winery visits with farm to table Tuscan home-made meal - Chianti Tour from Florence

Comfortable pick up from your hotel, scenic drive along the Chianti Classico area with a full explanation of the region with cultural insights.

The first stop will be at a small medieval hilltop town still a living community which keeps the village immaculate as the 9th century to get an off the beaten path experience away from the crowds and big tourists centers. The walk through the village will be escorted by your driver/guide to give you a fun, educational tour and learn about historical curiosities anyway do not expect a museum and churches tour but be ready to fill your eyes with a movie-like setting.

Next, you will visit a small Etruscan site to get a historical and archeological introduction about Tuscan's ancestors, and afterward, you will be a visit to a family run winery with cellar visit and winemaking explanation followed by a farm to table meal with wine pairing plus a tasting of extra virgin olive oil. 

After lunch, enjoy a relaxing car ride back to Florence as your English-speaking tour guide/driver shares great conversations with you and answers any questions you might have about wine and the Chianti region.

Things to Know

  • Day trip from Florence to the beautiful Chianti wine region
  • Anna's tours are full day minivan excursions, a minimum of 3 participants is required and maximum size of 8 participants
  • Tour offered Monday to Sunday (Mid-March – Mid-November)
  • Tour pick-up time is between 9:00am – 9:30am based on number of participants
  • During winter times, tours might be limited to weekdays only - please inquire about times
  • Pick-up and drop off directly at your lodging from central city of Florence or Siena (from Siena a minimum of 3 pp per booking)
  • Tour the wine cellars with an expert guide
  • Savor a fresh lunch of authentic Tuscan specialties
  • This is one of the best red wine production areas in the world and this tour is very flexible and relaxed
  • Wear comfortable clothing and walking or tennis shoes


Additional Info

  • Region Tuscany
  • City Florence
  • Duration 8 Hours
  • Highlights

    Get an insightful way to experience Tuscany, its countryside and of course Tuscany best red wines; share your experience with other Tuscan enthusiasts 

  • Pricing & Booking

    The cost of this private tour with an English-speaking driver/guide tasting fees, lunch, and transportation in a luxury vehicle is $165.00 per person. 

    The prices listed above are an estimate based on the daily exchange rate with the Euro. Due to the fluctuation in the Euro, the prices are subject to vary by up to 5% (usually a decrease, occasionally an increase). The precise price is confirmed upon booking. 

    Please note: L&B Italian Tours have an on-call operator in Italy, in the event that anything changes or you have problems in Italy, you can contact us easily. 

  • Price 165.00 per person
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Duration: 9 hours

You will depart the Firenze Santa Novella Train Station at 7:25 am and arrive in Bologna at 8:00 am.

Your car service/driver will meet you at the Bologna Train station to start your full day Gastronomic Tour. Your first stop on the tour will be at a local Parmigiano Reggiano producer, where you will experience the production of this “King of Cheeses” first hand. You will learn about the traditional phases of production that have remained unvaried for centuries and have been passed down through generations of cheese makers. At the conclusion of the tour, you will be able to taste the parmesan along with other products from the dairy.  

The gastronomic tour will continue with a stop to see one of the most treasured gastronomic pleasures that have rendered Parma's famous Prosciutto di Parma. After a tour of the factory, there will be a scrumptious lunch right at the “Prosciuttificio”.  Your last stop will be the outskirts of Modena, home to one of Italy's greatest treasures. Anyone will tell you that the Balsamic Vinegar produced in the traditional way by vinegar producing families, is completely different to what is sold in most stores. Aging the perfect vinegar in the wood flavored barrels is a process that can only be learned over time. You are in for a special treat as you visit a traditional acetaia (vinegar) maker and discover the secrets of making the perfect balsamic vinegar. 

Things to Know:

  • L&B will arrange your round-trip train tickets on the high-speed train.
  • Train departs Florence Train Station for Bologna at 7:25 am and arrives at 8:00 am
  • Train departs Bologna Train Station for Florence at 1728(5:28 pm) and arrives at(1805)6:05 pm
  • Private car service/driver will pick you up from the train station upon your arrival in Bologna
  • Opportunity to interact with local cheese and balsamic vinegar producers
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Private Tour - Minimum 6 people - Maximum 8 (from smaller group sizes please inquire)
  • Lunch not included in tour cost at Prosciutto Factory – 35 euros per person
  • Tour offered 7 days @ week during Spring and Summer
  • During winter months tour is offered Monday - Friday

 

 

Additional Info

  • Region Tuscany
  • City Bologna
  • Duration 9 Hours
  • Highlights

    A full day Gastronomic Tour will take you to see all of the treasures of the Emilia Romagna Region to include parmigiano reggiano cheese, prosciutto di parma and balsamic vinegar.

     

  • Pricing & Booking

    Rates vary according to group size - 2 people = $428 per person /  3 people = $304 per person / 6 people = $244 per person, etc. Please inquire at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for special discount rates and group sizes.
    The prices listed above are an estimate based on the daily exchange rate with the Euro. Due to the fluctuation in the Euro, the prices are subject to vary by up to 5% (usually a decrease, occasionally an increase). 

    Please note: L&B Italian Tours have an on-call operator in Italy, in the event that anything changes or you have problems in Italy, you can contact us easily. 

  • Price prices vary according to group size
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Duration: 3.5 hours

Type of Service: Cooking Class in Bologna - Stuffed Handmade Pasta: Ravioli/Tortellini + Tagliatelle, 

Our "hands-on" class is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to make fresh pasta from scratch.  Cooking classes are really small so you get individual attention.  You will work with authentic recipes that have been handed down for centuries and learn cooking techniques that will quickly transform you into a great Italian cook! The Culinary Institute of Bologna professional pasta chefs will guide you to master the timeless technique of incorporating the egg into the flour and working the dough to the proper consistency to produce the best fresh pasta product possible!  After the dough rests, you will be guided, step by step to create your Ravioli/ Tortellini /Tagliatelle pasta.  You will also learn to prepare three classic Bolognese sauces. After the cooking is done, you will savor your fresh pasta paired with your homemade sauces.  The techniques learned and the skills acquired, will enable you to make other pastas and sauces when your return home.  The Culinary Institute of Bologna(CIBO) cooking classes are fun, informative and you will enjoy learning from professional chefs in a relaxed environment.  A great “foodie” adventure with food and wine...a day to remember. 

Things to Know:

  • A cooking school for foodies, students beginning and advance cooks who love authentic Italian food and taste
  • Participants learn by doing. Guided by a professionally trained restaurant chef or professional pasta maker, each participant will work at their own individual workstation and cooking burner
  • The techniques learned and the skills acquired, will enable you to make many other kinds of pasta and sauces when your return home
  • Receive a personal cooking apron
  • After making the different kinds of pasta - you will eat what you have created
  • Cooking School will provide complimentary, unlimited wine, espresso, and dessert 
  • The Culinary Institute of Bologna for Foodies offers unique, hands-on cooking classes, that are taught by English-speaking, professional, restaurant chefs
  • Additional Classed offered: 3.5-hour Baked Homemade Lasagne/Cannelloni/Tagliatelle, Ragu Bolognese, and 4-hour meat class - prepare a complete multi-course Bolognese meal that includes a trip to the market
  • For those guests staying in Florence, we will purchase train tickets to and from Bologna (25-minute train ride from Florence)
  • Classes offered daily based on availability
  • Cooking class times are 9:30am - 1pm or 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Additional Info

  • Region Tuscany
  • City Bologna
  • Duration 3 Hours 30 minutes
  • Highlights

    The Culinary Institute of Bologna for Foodies offers unique, hands-on cooking classes. Taught by English speaking, professional restaurant chefs, CIBO offers short half day pasta courses, for amateur cooks to professional chefs. Our classes are NOT demonstrations, but rather, participants actively take part in all phases of the food preparation.

     

  • Pricing & Booking

    Rates starting at $182.00 for a private cooking class.  Please inquire with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

    The prices listed above are an estimate based on the daily exchange rate with the Euro. Due to the fluctuation in the Euro, the prices are subject to vary by up to 5% (usually a decrease, occasionally an increase). The precise price is confirmed upon booking. 

    Please note: L&B Italian Tours have an on-call operator in Italy, in the event that anything changes or you have problems in Italy, you can contact us easily. 

  • Price Starting at $182.00 per person
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Duration: 8:30am – 5:30pm (9 hours)

A very unique and different tour of Tuscany awaits you on our Private Florence day tours of Lucca & Carrara. Enjoy a fascinating walking tour of Lucca, and visit Pietrsanta in the heart of Carrara country. Following a drive up through the Appuan Alps to admire Carrara Marble quarries for further insights into the most famous marble in the world. Traveling with one of our Local Expert Driver-Guides of whom all possess an in-depth knowledge of Tuscany, you'll enjoy an insider's view of the region.

After an interesting tour of the town, we'll visit a sculptor's studio to see the fine work of the local artisans. Following a break for lunch (optional) in Pietrasanta, we'll make our way to the beautiful city of Lucca. Lucca is famous for its sturdy walls that still encircle the town and its Romanesque architecture. After a walking tour of Lucca, you will have free time for shopping before returning to Florence.

Things to Know:

  • Tour departs from your Florence Hotel
  • See where Italy's Carrera marble comes from and a scenic drive through the marble quarries 
  • Detailed explanations about ancient and modern excavation methods
  • Visit Pietrasanta in the heart of the Carrara marble country and famous stone masons shops
  • Visit a local sculptor's studio for further insights into the most famous marble in the world 
  • Walking tour of the beautiful City of Lucca 
  • Free time for shopping in Lucca before departing back to Florence
  • Private Tour - Minimum of 4 and Maximum of 6 (for larger group sizes please inquire within)
  • Lunch options in City of Pietrasanta or City of Lucca (client's preference of restaurant location - lunch is not included in tour price)
  • Tour is offered daily between Mid-March - Mid-November
  • Tour begins at 8:30am and concludes at 5:30pm
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes

 

Additional Info

  • Region Tuscany
  • City Lucca
  • Duration 9 hours
  • Highlights

    Private Tour Pietrasanta, home of the white Carrara Marble and walking tour of the City of Lucca.

  • Pricing & Booking

    The cost of this private nine tour with private transportation is $300.00 per person. Please inquire at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for special discount rates and group sizes. The prices listed above are an estimate based on the daily exchange rate with the Euro. Due to the fluctuation in the Euro, the prices are subject to vary by up to 5% (usually a decrease, occasionally an increase). The precise price is confirmed upon booking. 

    Please note: L&B Italian Tours have an on-call operator in Italy, in the event that anything changes or you have problems in Italy, you can contact us easily. 

  • Price 300.00 Per Person
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Duration: (8:00am - 6:00pm)

Type Of Service: Unique day tours of Cinque Terre from Florence to Manarola, Vernazza, and Corniglia

Departing from: Center City of Florence

A small group tour with no more than 8 passengers.  You will be greeted by your English-Speaking driver/tour guide at a designated location in the center city of Florence.  After driving through Tuscany into the Liguria region, your first stop will be the Cinque Terre village of Manarola.  Enjoy panoramic views and take spectacular pictures of the land and coast.  Manarola is one of the oldest villages of Cinque Terre.  You will explore the narrow alleys and pretty pastel squares that epitomize the area, and perhaps sample some renowned local wine at a cozy wine bar and tavern, as you are exploring.

After you visit Manarola, you will meet your tour escort at a prearranged time for your shared boat ride to Vernazza.  While on the boat, admiring the dramatic coastline from the water, framed against the hills will arrive at your second stop at the village of Vernazza, arguably the most beautiful of the five villages with a large open harbor, castle, and church.  You will enjoy some free time to walk around and have a relaxing lunch(lunch cost is clients responsibility) at one of the open-air restaurants that line the waterfront, or pick up some snacks/picnic lunch and enjoy a picnic lunch down by the water or stroll through the back streets for impressive views along the coast.  

After your visit to Vernazza, you will meet your tour escort who will drive you to Corniglia, where you will enjoy panoramic views and take some of the most spectacular pictures.

Things to Know:

  • Leave behind the Renaissance treasures of Florence for the day to discover the rugged beauty of the Ligurian coastline
  • Visit three of the five villages that make up Cinque Terre, one of Italy's most scenic destinations
  • Tour operates with a minimum of 4 participants and maximum of 8 (semi-private tour)
  • Dine on a local dish as you stroll, shop, people watch or swim (don't forget to pack your swimsuit and towel) or even take a 30 minute light hike
  • Complimentary appetizer on the tour
  • Round-trip transport from Florence in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
  • Public boats operate subject to weather conditions.  When boats are not operative transfer between towns, the tour will be by train or mini-van.
  • Tour is conducted 7 days a week during the peak season Late March - Mid October
  • During winter months (November - Mid March) tour days are Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday, based on a minimum of 4 people
  • Meeting Point: Florence Center City - the tour starts directly outside the Cafe Paskowski in Piazza Repubblica
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes

Additional Info

  • Region Liguria
  • City ManarolaVernazzaCorniglia
  • Duration 9 - 9.5 Hours
  • Highlights

    A unique tour from Florence visiting three Cinque Terre villages; Manarola, Vernazza and Corniglia.

  • Pricing & Booking

    $210.00 per person and the prices listed above are an estimate based on the daily exchange rate with the Euro. Due to the fluctuation in the Euro, the prices are subject to vary by up to 5% (usually a decrease, occasionally an increase). The precise price is confirmed upon booking.

    Please note: L&B Italian Tours have an on-call operator in Italy, in the event that anything changes or you have problems in Italy, you can contact us easily. 

  • Price $210.00 per person
Published in Cinque Terre

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